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      12-19-2007, 11:27 PM   #1
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MAN vs WILD...

Everytime I watch the Discovery channel and see a commerical for this show, i keep thinking to myself, "One day WILD is going to kick MAN's ass"

Who agree's?
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Not that mans ass. All of his stuff is staged, he is never in any real danger. The crew often helps him build things and stuff, and a lot of the "nasty" things he eats are pre-prepared, and pre-foraged. He's a joke really. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_vs_wild#Criticism

Survivorman on the other hand, his camera crew is actually miles away from him and he sets the cameras up himself. He is often in real danger and actually does everything himself, including walking to set up a camera, walking away for the shot, and then walking back to retrieve it. So you could say he does twice the work you actually see.
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      12-20-2007, 12:17 AM   #3
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Man vs Wild is fake, so he's in no real danger (there's even a disclaimer before the show starts now lol). However, Bear is awesome to watch, and I still give him credit for doing what he does.

I don't care if it's fake or not, but voluntarily jumping in freezing water to show us what it's like is definitely kudos-worthy in my book.
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Not that mans ass. All of his stuff is staged, he is never in any real danger. The crew often helps him build things and stuff, and a lot of the "nasty" things he eats are pre-prepared, and pre-foraged. He's a joke really. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_vs_wild#Criticism

Survivorman on the other hand, his camera crew is actually miles away from him and he sets the cameras up himself. He is often in real danger and actually does everything himself, including walking to set up a camera, walking away for the shot, and then walking back to retrieve it. So you could say he does twice the work you actually see.
did you see the episode where survivorman finds a car filled with water, coffee, peanut butter, etc in the the desert? he is not too real either
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      12-20-2007, 12:59 AM   #5
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did you see the episode where survivorman finds a car filled with water, coffee, peanut butter, etc in the the desert? he is not too real either
wtf lol
whoa i just went to 'go advanced' and sweeeeet new smilies
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      12-20-2007, 01:55 AM   #6
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None of these reality shows are actually 100% real. No network would actually want to put a human in real danger (unless they're stuntmen and they understand the risks and have the knowledge to perform whatever it is that they are doing). Regardless, I still enjoy watching Man vs Wild.
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the guy is more like a stuntman. regardless of it being staged at many parts, its still enjoyable to watch.

there's another survival show called "Manhunt" in the military channel. check it out. a group of 5 or 6 people hunting down a veteran from the british air force in different scenarios.
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I hate you all, next thing I know you'll be telling me Santa isn't real.
Seriously though, I love that show, real or not>
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^ santa is real. its just he's dead now. you should see the picture of a child crying upon seeing santa's tomb stone. lol
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None of these reality shows are actually 100% real. No network would actually want to put a human in real danger (unless they're stuntmen and they understand the risks and have the knowledge to perform whatever it is that they are doing). Regardless, I still enjoy watching Man vs Wild.
They do to survivorman.
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I hate you all, next thing I know you'll be telling me Santa isn't real.
Santa's real, got shot on Nip/ Tuck last night! ...little kid sat on his knee, told him he was pissed about not getting his Nintendo last year then he put a cap in his ass!
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Bear is a clown. Reminds me of Jamie Oliver. Sensationalist.

Every eposide I watch, he ends up climbing some rock....because if you climb, you can survive
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Most of his stunts are staged...and in an episode you can see him wearing a raft underneath his sweatshirt when he swam across the lake...no way the network let him put himself in danger like that...


But it is T.V and it is entertaining, i'm a fan of the show...the man has accomplished a lot during his career, crossing the north sea in a freakin raft, submitted Everest, and para glide over it as well...
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Most of his stunts are staged...and in an episode you can see him wearing a raft underneath his sweatshirt when he swam across the lake...no way the network let him put himself in danger like that...


But it is T.V and it is entertaining, i'm a fan of the show...the man has accomplished a lot during his career, crossing the north sea in a freakin raft, submitted Everest, and para glide over it as well...
did you watch bears mission everest? I hope that shit wasn't staged
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did you watch bears mission everest? I hope that shit wasn't staged

I didn't see it, just heard about it...he ate camel shit and goat testicles...that's entertainment
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      12-20-2007, 11:24 PM   #16
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Pro Wrestling is real...........someone give me a chair shot!
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I didn't see it, just heard about it...he ate camel shit and goat testicles...that's entertainment
it was pretty crazy they actually had a camera on his back so you could get the view he was seeing so I'd like to believe its real......and some of the crap he eats is just nasty
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Pro Wrestling is real...........someone give me a chair shot!
lol. my friend said he got depressed when he first learned that pro wrestling is fake.
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lol. my friend said he got depressed when he first learned that pro wrestling is fake.

WAIT!! Pro wrestling is fake??? Come on!! What's your proof???
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Staged or not. If most of us tried what they were doing we'd be in the hospital,.
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This thread reminds me of the new movie 'Into the Wild', where wild kicks man's ass. Good song 'Hard Sun', by Eddie Vedder, from the soundtrack has been getting a lot of air play locally.
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lol... fake!
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